Press Release

Fort Frances, ON (September 20, 2022) – In 2021, the Cyclone Swim Club learned it would receive a $46,400 Community Building Fund grant from the Government of Ontario and the Ontario Trillium Foundation that provided it with funds to support both coaching and pool rental fees for the 2021-2022 season. […]

The Muskies Football team took a 15-0 loss to the Daniel McIntyre Collegiate Institute Maroons in Winnipeg last Friday. Above, Fletcher Klug holds off an opponent after catching the ball. Right, #1 Hayden Beckett makes a dash for the end zone, but was unable to secure a touchdown. Muskie Seamus […]

Fort Frances High School Muskies went through hockey tryouts last week. Both the boys’ and girls’ teams had four on-ice sessions. The teams will take to the ice later in the fall with the hopes of making it back to all-Ontario championships after they have been cancelled due to COVID […]

Friday and Saturday marked the return of the Rainy River Walleye Tournament in the west end town, and the public had plenty on offer to take part in while waiting for the fishing teams to return, from food trucks and craft vendors to pull-tabs and a books sale put on […]

By Allan Bradbury
Staff Writer
abradbury@fortfrances.com

The Town of Fort Frances has added flag football for players in grades seven and eight to the fall recreation schedule. From Sept. 13 to Oct. 6 the Town of Fort Frances will be running a flag football league as a way to introduce young players to the game of […]

By Allan Bradbury
Staff Writer
abradbury@fortfrances.com

With equipment handed out and practices started, the Fort Frances High School Muskies football season has begun. With more returning to normal, the Muskies Touchdown Club is hoping to keep the sport affordable. COVID restrictions have now lifted a season after the Muskies won the NorWOSSAA championship, the Fort Frances […]

By Darren Derendorf
Staff writer/sales
dderendorf@fortfrances.com

As we entered the final weekend of racing both the Emo Street Stock and the Wissota Modified champions had been decided with Tylar Wilson and Jeff Davis holding a more than 112 point advantage over second place. Both classes still had a battle for second to be decided with Garett […]

After getting both cars home the damage on the #28 was just as bad as we had first thought where as the damage on the #80 was actually a little worse than initially thought. On the #80 the spring didn’t only pop out, but one of the top shock mounts, […]

By Allan Bradbury
Staff Writer
abradbury@fortfrances.com

The Fort Frances Lakers Junior A hockey team is ramping up operations for another season, and that means they need housing for players. Sarah Kivimaki, billet co-ordinator for the Lakers says a billet family is meant to be a surrogate for players when they can’t be near their own families. […]

By Allan Bradbury
Staff Writer
abradbury@fortfrances.com

Paul MacLean has won championships as a player and a coach and has been working hard since he was hired to bring high-end young talent to Fort Frances. After a junior hockey career that saw him play across Canada from Toronto to Vernon, B.C. including a Centennial Cup in his […]

This week we sat down with Patrick Davis driver of the #10D Wissota Midwest Modified. What is your favourite race track food? My favourite is taco in a Bag whenever it’s available. At what age did you start racing? I started racing at 43. Why did you start racing? My […]

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High school football is gearing up for another year, with a call-out to prospective team members. New and returning players are asked to come out to an Equipment Fitting this Sunday August 21. Players are asked to follow the FFHS Muskie Football Instagram page to book an appointment time. Players […]